HEAVY DUTY (v4)
HEAVY ORDNANCE SPECIALIST
Heavy Duty came with a black machine gun, a black machine gun tripod, a black handgun, and a green backpack.
The packaging also included a color background.
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois
Primary Specialty: Anti-Armor Weapons Specialist
Secondary Specialty: Indirect Fire Infantryman (11C)
Motto: "The rich sounds of the violin and the explosion of anti-tank missiles are both music to my ears."
A variation of the Heavy Duty (version 4) figure does not have the G.I. Joe team logo on the leg. The version with the logo is much easier to find. This variation is only present in the two-pack with Cobra C.L.A.W.S.
The very earliest carded Heavy Duty/Cobra C.L.A.W.S. figures had slight packaging differences. Among them - the text on the back of the card described Cobra as a "terrorist" organization, and the figures were posed to have the heads looking at each other.
Later carded figures had no mention of the word "terrorist," the figure heads looked out and not at each other, and the packaging included the 2002 figure catalog.
These later packagings also included a new color background that no longer had the white "explosions" around the figure. The filecard for Heavy Duty was also changed by removing the text "The name Lamont Morris does not apply to any known, living person," and adding the text "Characters and events referenced herein are fictional and are not intended to depict actual characters and events." The text of the body of the filecard was also changed.
Heavy Duty (version 4) has an entirely new body sculpt. The same mold was used to create Heavy Duty (v5) (2002) and Heavy Duty (v6) (2002).
Note the changes made from previous versions of 3 3/4" figures - including new waist construction.
Versions of Heavy Duty
Note that while some Heavy Dutys have a file name of Lamont Morris and some have a file name of Hershel Dalton, all seem to have a basis on the same character.
Reference InformationThe below information contains information about references to various collector's guides, Hasbro references, original retail prices, and other reference material related to Heavy Duty (v4).
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